Super Sakhis

 
  Super Sakhis

 


 
Sunita Shidole
  Sunita from Latur ran a small grocery shop at her house when she lost her husband due to alcoholism. She took a year-long training course in dress making and designing. She took a loan of Rs. 30,000 to start a chilli powder making unit. After a year, she purchased the equipment for making noodles. Her future plans include establishing a condiment packing unit so that she can give employment to women who have similar life history as hers. She has begun selling green energy products after getting ten-day training.
 


 
Shanta Gavali
  Shanta has created a network of SHGs that prepare fast food items under a formal unit and market products in many cities as far as Delhi and Kolkata. She underwent business development training from the E-School in 2011, post which she consolidated her SHG network and now imparts these skills to other women. Currently under the wPower programme, she sees as herself as an ambassador of clean energy and hopes to expand her bouquet of products to include clean energy products also.  
 


 
Manisha Kashid
  A year back Manisha had joined business training held by E- School where she learnt various skills and techniques such as handling customers’ demand, pricing for the product, bulk purchasing, use of customers for business promotion, etc. This has helped her a long way to scale her stationery and hosiery business from Rs. 500/- to Rs.1,00,000/-. This has enabled her to branch out into better marketing tactics like hoardings, radio programmes etc to ensure wider reach.She plans to add clean and green energy products as she believes that they shall benefit the community at large.